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BC-ND--North Dakota News Digest 1:30 pm, ND

February 5, 2019

Here’s a look at AP’s general news coverage in North Dakota. Questions about coverage plans go to News Editor Doug Glass at 612-332-2727 or dglass@ap.org. Jeff Baenen is on the desk.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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TOP STORY:

INCOME TAX BUYDOWN

BISMARCK, N.D. _ Legislation led by powerful Republican House members would use money from North Dakota’s voter-approved oil tax savings account to lower and perhaps someday eliminate state income taxes. The measure also effectively may threaten funding for pet projects pushed by other lawmakers and the governor. By James MacPherson. SENT: 130 words. Developing.

IN BRIEF:

TRIBAL OIL TAX SHARING, FATAL FORKLIFT CRASH, HIGHER ED-GOVERNANCE, WINTER WEATHER-NORTH DAKOTA

SPORTS:

TIMBERWOLVES-GRIZZLIES

MEMPHIS, Tenn. _ The Memphis Grizzlies are back home Tuesday night and host the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second game between the teams in a week. By Clay Bailey. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. CT.

WILD-SABRES

BUFFALO, N.Y. _The Minnesota Wild visit the Buffalo Sabres. Game starts at 6 p.m. CT.

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